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Animal Licence Rates

All Dogs and Cats over six weeks of age are required to have a Town of Didsbury Animal Licence. Licences are valid January 1 to December 31

Early Rate (January 1 to January 31)

Altered Animal


Intact Animal


Regular Licence Rate (February 1- December 31)

Altered Animal


Intact Animal


Guide/Medical Dog Rate


Replacement Tags



How to License Your Pet

You can purchase a licence for your dog or cat online, in person, or by phone.



Apply for a new animal licence by filling out the application form. You must submit one application form per new pet. However, you may combine the total payment into one e-Transfer. Submit your payment by E-TRANSFER to Important: you MUST include the name of your pet(s) in the notes to your payment.


Renew your animal licence by filling out the renewal form. Submit your payment by E-TRANSFER to Important: you MUST include your CUSTOMER NUMBER located on your renewal letter in the notes to your payment.

In Person

If you would prefer to submit your application in person or by mail you can download the application form below and return it to the Town Office at your convenience. The Town of Didsbury Main Office located at 1606 14 Street, Didsbury, AB.

Payment can be made with cheque, cash, debit card or credit card.

By Phone

Renew or apply for a pet licence over the phone by calling 403-335-2030 and using a credit card. American Express is not accepted.

Lost & Missing Pets

Like us on Facebook to stay informed on any lost or missing pets picked up by Town of Didsbury Animal Control Services. 

Email us to report a missing pet.

Found Dog or Cat

Look for the licence number on the animal’s tag and type it in the Animal Search on EGov.

Humane Cat Traps

Humane cat trapping is ONLY permitted in the Town of Didsbury between the months of May and October. If you own your own cat trap, we ask that you please refrain from using them outside of those months. If you are experiencing an issue with an animal outside of May-October, please call Didsbury Animal Control at 403-335-7727.

To lease a cat trap, fill out the Humane Cat Trap Rental Agreement form and return via email to or in person at the Town of Didsbury Administration Office located at 1606 14th Street, Didsbury. 

Residents who lease the traps MUST abide by the Town of Didsbury Policy #2006 Trapping of Cats. A $100.00 deposit is required payable by cheque or by cash and will be returned once the trap is returned to the Town in good working condition.

Cat traps are leased out on a regular basis, so there is no guarantee of obtaining a trap the same day you request one. If a trap is not available, your name will be put on a waiting list. When a trap becomes available, you will be contacted by the Animal Control Officer. As per the Town of Didsbury Cat Trapping Policy #2006, Section #7, if the resident owns their own cat trap and catches a cat, it is their responsibility to transport the cat for impound at their own expense.

Town of Didsbury Bylaws

General Inquiries / Information

For general inquiries or information requests, contact us by phone or email.

Telephone: 403-335-7726


Dogs up for Adoption

Updated: March 14, 2023

Please contact the Town of Didsbury Animal Control for more information on adopting one of our found dogs (403-335-7727)